Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

SAT 5 MAR at 8PM: FESTIVAL OF LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC 1

Saturday, March 5, 2022 8:00pm

Event Description


SAT 5 MAR at 8PM • Kentucky Center • The color, passion, and rhythmic energy of Latin music explode with these brilliant works. New works and a First Edition commission celebrate the trailblazing spirit of the LO. We welcome the timba band, People of the Earth.

Heitor VILLA-LOBOS:  Alvorada na floresta tropical, (“Dawn in a Tropical Forest”), (First Edition Louisville Orchestra commission)
Dafnis PRIETO:  Tentación (“Temptation”) — Concerto for People of Earth and String Orchestra (world premiere, LO co-commission)
Angélica NEGRÓN:  Fractal Isle (world premiere, LO commission)
Leonard BERNSTEIN:  Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

CONCERT TALK at 6:45PM — Hosted by Daniel Gilliam from 90.5 WUOL, we present a free, pre-concert discussion about the upcoming performance featuring composer Dafnis Prieto. Come early for a 30-minute conversation in Whitney Hall.

TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor
PEOPLE OF EARTH


SERIES SPONSORED BY THE BROWN-FORMAN FOUNDATION
COMMISSIONING SPONSOR:  RABBIT HOLE DISTILLERY

MORE ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

All Events

Event Venue

Kentucky Center
501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States

IMPORTANT:

Please review our COVID-19 attendance protocols.More Information